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13039 U.S.M.C. Pilot Major Gregory “Pappy” Boyington, 1943

Historical Miniature Toy Soldiers Jack Tars & Leathernecks Matte 13028
$45.00
SKU: 13039
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U.S.M.C. Pilot Major Gregory “Pappy” Boyington, 1943

Major Gregory“Pappy’s” colorful career started in the Army Coastal Artillery, then as an aviation cadet in U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, a flight leader with the famed Flying Tigers, then back to the Marine Corps. It was during this tour that he saw his most productive period achieving a tally of 26 enemy planes downed (although he claimed 28), including the six kills with the Tigers in China. Boyington’s reputation was that of a tough, hard-living, heavy-drinking bruiser, known for unorthodox behavior on the ground and in the air. He nevertheless received many military decorations and awards. Among his many citations of merit was a Navy Cross, Purple Heart, and the Medal of Honor.

1/30 scale
Matte Finish

1 Piece Set

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